Archive for the ‘Lions’ Category

Lion Earl Street Southbridge
One of Multiple Roaring Lions That Can Be Seen Along Earl Street in Southbridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 21, 2014)

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A Small Winged Gargoyle With the Head of a Lion and the Tail of a Dragon Sits on a Wooden Ledge That Runs Along the Front of the Historic Blackington Building on Main Street in Sturbridge, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 20, 2017)

Gloucester Brass Lion Knocker
This Brass Door Knocker in the Shape of a Lion’s Head Adorns the Door of the Isabel Babson Memorial Library, One of the Most Unique Libraries in the Country. Located at 69 Main Street in Gloucester, Massachusetts (the Original Address of the Residence of Isabel Babson, a 17th Century Midwife), the Library Was Founded by Local Economist and Financier Roger Ward Babson in 1961 in Tribute to His Ancestor as a Free Lending Library Specializing in Books on Midwifery, Prenatal Care, Childbirth, Childrearing, Marriage, Divorce, Sex Education, and Other Family and Health Related Topics  (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on July 16, 2014).


One of Two Lions Flanking the Front Door of a Private Home on Millbury Street in Grafton, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on January 11, 2016)

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A Lion, a Lamb, and an Angel (With Half of Her Face Missing) Gather Together at a Grave in Pine Grove Cemetery in Spencer, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on November 8,  2014) (more…)

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A Bejeweled Fiberglass Mountain Lion Seen on Main Street in Bennington, One of Twenty Eight Such Identical Yet Differently Decorated Statues That Can Be Found Through Out the Town as Part of Its “Catamount Prowl” (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on December 12,  2017)

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Water Streams From an Urn Held by a Female Figure Dressed in Flowing Robes Standing Atop the Cast Iron Rice Memorial Fountain Located on the West Brookfield Common in West Brookfield, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on December 16,  2017)

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A Melancholy Lion Mourns for the Dead at Mountain View Cemetery in Shrewsbury, MA (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on August 29,  2014)

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This Mighty Stone Lion Guards the Entrance of Leicester Lions Park Located at the Corner of Main Street and Bottomly Avenue in Leicester, MA  (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on January 12,  2015)

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A Lion Confronts a Winged Bulldog-Esque Gargoyle on Top of the Castle Restaurant on Main Street in Leicester, MA  (Originally Published on Gargoyles and Grotesques on December 12, 2016)